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[IOT] Controlling Chrome / Salesforce with Echo

I can't even begin to describe just how Work-In-Progress this is at the moment, it might never really be ready for primetime. The loop goes: Alexa translates the intent/phrase Heroku updates the record Heroku updates flags to control Chrome Visualforce tracking the Streaming API calls back to a Chrome…

[SF1] Reveal.js as Lightning Components

A couple weeks back I was at Midwest Dreamin', a great event organized by the regional user and devloper groups. Last year was mostly admin material, but this year they expanded out to developer sessions this year. I had been looking for an excuse to convert some of my existing…

[SF1] Lightning Connect to MongoDB with OData

As we have added more Lightning content to Trailhead, we started to have a need to create a few more test endpoints to use with Lightning Connect. Usually Connect will access some kind of middleware layer with OData support (Informatica, SAP, etc) or relational database with an OData layer (SQL…

[SF1] It's Time to Reconsider Schema Builder

I remember the first time I saw Schema Builder quite well - it was rolled out at the same time Salesforce.com tried a little experiment called Database.com and was a part of set of tools I got a ten minute crash course on using before doing an afternoon…

[SF1] Working on OneStarter

One of the great things about writing a blog off the beaten path from the official site is that I don't have to wait until I'm done with projects to talk about them. It's kind of nice and actually goes back to how I first started blogging, as a dev…

[SF1] Chrome Extension: Salesforce1 (Mobile) Demo

Taking a moment to blow some air into my horn, as it were. Around the beginning of the year I started walking through the steps of trying to develop interfaces for Salesforce1 mobile. I ran into multiple issues to doing it quickly and created a couple of side projects to…